A North Korean man walks past a propaganda billboard in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, April 13, 2012. North Korea's much-anticipated rocket launch ended quickly in failure early Friday, splintering into pieces over the Yellow Sea soon after takeoff, according to South Korean and U.S. officials. The slogan reads "Let's raise the spirits of winners and build a strong and prosperous nation!" (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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